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If the minimum is indeed 6 GB of RAM, I think it's safe to say that 32 bit OS's will not be supported, which is good because it's about time that it dies out.

Also wouldn't a 32 bit exe only be limited to use 4 GB at the most anyway?

2gb, without tricks iirc
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minmum spec don't mean much anyways

i'm sure a dual-core 2GHz can run this game and be acceptable
the only real limiting factor in some cases would be Windows XP, DX9 card, VRAM 512MB, HDD/SSD space. I recall trying to find a workaround to play BF3 on my X1950Pro lol

A weak GPU/CPU doesn't mean the game wont even launch...unless we're talking AGP/PCI video cards and Pentium 3's
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post #53 of 114
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Originally Posted by brootalperry View Post

If the minimum is indeed 6 GB of RAM, I think it's safe to say that 32 bit OS's will not be supported, which is good because it's about time that it dies out.

Also wouldn't a 32 bit exe only be limited to use 4 GB at the most anyway?

Yep, max 32 bit supports is 4GB's.
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Maybe I'll finally be able to utilize the 16 GB of system RAM in my rig. thumb.gif
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post #55 of 114
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2. The group that says this is expected because WD is a next-gen title.

Stop there. It is NOT a next-gen title. If it was, it wouldn't be relased for PS3 nor Xbox 360, like Witcher 3 for example.

http://www.gamespot.com/articles/witcher-3-for-xbox-360-or-ps3-would-be-impossible-dev-says/1100-6417274/
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I'm hoping it uses that much because it's a "next gen game" but, my cautious side says it's because it's poorly optimized. We shall see though.
I'm going for poorly optimized based on how many platforms it's releasing for. There is no reason a game that runs on a C2Q and a video card of that spec would require memory of that caliber. Now if they have stated an i5 3570 and a 670 as the minimum we'd be in a different situation. smile.gif
 
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Stop there. It is NOT a next-gen title. If it was, it wouldn't be relased for PS3 nor Xbox 360, like Witcher 3 for example.

http://www.gamespot.com/articles/witcher-3-for-xbox-360-or-ps3-would-be-impossible-dev-says/1100-6417274/

How do you define next-gen? By the minimum requirements? PS3 has weaker hardware than PS4, so your saying its not next-gen because of the lower end requirements. But for PC we really dont have that. For the most part we have general ranges. For a long time it was single core, then dual, now quad core. The graphics have also has little jumps along the way. So, PC is now raising the lower end requirements , I would call that a next gen with that definition.

BUT, to me, the definition of next gen is the high end requirements, for which yes this does meet that requirement too.


It sounds like people are complaining that it wont support their 4+ year old gaming machine. They can make the requirements lower by creating a DX9 and DX 11 version, but that takes time , which takes away time from higher end stuff. I prefer for them to push the boundaries apposed to trying to make everyone happy. Because it can run on 360 doesn't mean it should be able to run on PC with equal hardware. Coding for PC and Console are different. Its easier for them to make it run more efficiently on a console than a PC due to lower level coding.
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post #58 of 114
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I'm going for poorly optimized based on how many platforms it's releasing for. There is no reason a game that runs on a C2Q and a video card of that spec would require memory of that caliber. Now if they have stated an i5 3570 and a 670 as the minimum we'd be in a different situation. smile.gif

Brute force approach. Much better to say it need 6GB of RAM then deal with memory leaks.

They can get away with it because after 2 months everyone will forget about the game.
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I posted the maximum or recommended specs earlier. Directly from Ubisoft they are:

Processor: Core i7 3770 @ 3.5Ghz or AMD FX-8350 @ 4.0Ghz
RAM: 8 GB
Video Card: 2048 VRAM DirectX 11 with Shader Model 5.0 or higher
Sound Card: Surround Sound 5.1 capable sound card
Supported Video Cards at Time of Release:
nVidia GeForce GTX460 or better, GT500, GT600, GT700 series;
AMD Radeon HD5850 or better, HD6000, HD7000, R7 and R9 series
Intel® Iris™ Pro HD 5200
Iris Pro is garbage as soon as you crank up the resolution since that is when the L4 get's flooded. I don't see how Ubisoft could be so stupid...
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Very excited to see, bring it on. Try and melt mah 780
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